Statement by Legal Counsel for the City of Springdale:
“Last year, Josh Duggar filed a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Western
District of Arkansas alleging a number of claims against the City of Springdale related to the
release of a police report pursuant to the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act. The United
States District Court dismissed Mr. Duggar’s lawsuit and swiftly ruled in favor of the City of
Springdale that Mr. Duggar’s lawsuit had failed to state any actionable claims.
The City of Springdale has been informed that Mr. Duggar has now filed a new lawsuit,
this time in the Washington County Circuit Court, against the City of Springdale. This new
lawsuit asserts claims which are similar to the claims dismissed last year by the Federal
Court. Mr. Duggar’s second lawsuit, like his first lawsuit, fails to state any actionable claims
against the City of Springdale and is wholly misguided. Once again, the City will vigorously
defend itself against these claims brought for a second time by Mr. Duggar.
The City of Springdale will have no further comment on this matter. Please direct all
inquiries to the attorneys for the City of Springdale.”
ORIGINAL STORY: FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) — Josh Duggar is filing a lawsuit against the City of Springdale and Washington County.
Duggar previously filed a federal lawsuit in 2017 that was thrown out by the court.
In the new complaint, Duggar is seeking damages for invasion of privacy and deprivation of civil rights.
The City of Springdale and Washington County has 30 days to answer the complaint.